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Author Meiselas, Susan.
Title Kurdistan : in the shadow of history / Susan Meiselas ; with historical introductions and a new postscript by Martin van Bruinessen.
Publication Info. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
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Edition 2nd ed.
Description xvii, 429, [25] p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 32 cm.
Note "Introductory texts translated into Turkish by Kumru Toktamis and into Sorani by Choman Hardi"--p. [xiii].
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 395) and index.
Contents Introduction by Susan Meiselas -- Before the great war : travelers and missionaries as witness -- From empires to nation-states -- Conflicting claims on eastern Turkey -- British occupation of Mesopotamia and the creation of Iraq -- Resistance to centralization in Iran -- Rebellions in Turkey -- Under the Iraqi monarchy -- The Kurdish Republic of Mahabad -- A Kurdish state -- Uneasy coexistence -- Order restored in Iraq -- The monarchy consolidates in Iran -- Behind the Iron Curtain -- Identity contested in Turkey -- Armed struggle for autonomy -- The republic of Iraq -- The Islamic revolution in Iran -- The military takes control in Turkey -- After the Cold War -- From genocide to safe haven in Iraq -- Polarization in Turkey -- Epilogue -- Postscript, ten years later.
Subject Kurdistan -- Pictorial works.
Kurds -- Pictorial works.
Added Author Bruinessen, Martin van, author of introduction.
Added Title In the shadow of history
ISBN 9780226519272 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226519279 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226519289 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0226519287 (pbk. : alk. paper)